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, governor chris christie will join him. vice president joe biden will be in ocala, florida, later beginning at 3 p.m. eastern on our companion network, c-span. a little bit later, it's the republicans' turn. a pair of ohio politicians will rally for mitt romney, rob portman and john kasich. you can see the event live at 5:30 eastern also on c-span. and a little bit later it's the nominee himself, mitt romney will speak in jacksonville, florida, joined by former golf jeb bush at the event. also on c-span live at 8 eastern. >> you know, indiana's made incredible progress in the last eight years. we've honestly balanced budgets during all those years, we've become the fiscal envy of the country, and now we have the largest budget surplus that we've ever had in our history. it's going to make it possible for us to strengthen our budget reserves, and i believe we can cut taxes for every hoosier. but, john, you just said that we pay for things in indiana, okay? but when you were speaker of the house, for five of the six years that you were running the statehouse, indiana ran deficits. when mitch
of course might be best known. joe biden mr. mayor. hillary clinton, her dad was born there. everybody starts to campaign in one way or another, the office and sitcom, scranton. it's a town i think that the voters there have an extra gene for politics. >> wee one phone line set aside for this to be within pennsylvania. we want to hear from you as we focus our series here on the "washington journal" on the key battleground states. terry madonna, since 1980, pennsylvania has gone democratic in the last time voting for republican george herbert walker bush. why? >> essentially what the democrats have been able to do is win the suburban voters as they pointed out a moment ago. come on to philadelphia with a huge edge. that's the largest principality in the state and has a heavy concentration of democrats. so if human philadelphia in the suburbs, steve, the four counties in the lehigh valley, let's say out of the southeast by 630,000 votes, it's pretty difficult to overcome that edge in other parts of the state, even if republicans win the infamous tea that we often refer to. the other poin
known. joe biden is from there, hillary clinton is -- her dad was born there. everybody starts a campaign in scranton in one way or the other, the office, you know, sitcom scranton, it's a town i think the voters there have an extra gene for politics. >> host: we have one phone line set aside for those of you who live in pennsylvania, 202-583-5883 as we focus on the key battle ground states. terry madonna, since 1988 pennsylvania has voted democratic, the last time voting for a republican, george herbert walker bush. why? >> guest: i think, essentially, because what the democrats have been able to do is win the suburban voters as i pointed out a moment ago. come out of philadelphia with a huge edge. that's the largest municipality in the state. it has a heavy concentration of democrats. so if you win philadelphia and the suburbs, steve, the four counties in the lehigh valley, let's say out of of the south east by 6, 650,000 votes, it's difficult to overcome that edge even if the republicans win that infamous t that we often refer to. the other point to remember about pennsylvan
and economic advisor to vice president joe biden. this is one hour and 20 minutes. >> thank you. in 1962, 50 years ago, michael harrington published the other america poverty in the united states. at the time the american economy was in the midst of a golden age of economic prosperity in which a rising tide lifting all boats. since the end of world war to the economy hit the ground rapidly and the wages of most workers had been growing faster than the rate of inflation. at that time there was no measure of poverty. in part because almost no one, academics, journalists or policymakers talked about poverty. harrington's but changed not only the political discourse, but the public policy landscape. on the first page, he wrote there is a familiar america. it has the highest best standard of living the world has ever known. he then went on to say that it does not change the fact that tens of millions of americans are at this very moment named in body and spirit existing at levels beneath those necessary for human decency. a short time later a review article appeared in the new yorker magazine cal
or a year later when they come out and their stories are moving. i get a lot, vice president joe biden's daughter works for the state and has created a remarkable program. it's a partnership between the habitat for humanity, the building trade unions, the face based community, taking kids and teaching them construction skills and when you meet these kids out stores, they are growing. certainly we've always got work to do and every time a kid goes into one of those facilities we've got to work even harder. speeded there are children in these programs successful and we need to continue to fund them, there are children that are not successful bidder graduating and going on and we need to identify that those children are early and make sure that we take corrective action to aid its carrots and sticks it's not all carrots. >> moderator: i apologize to the correctional facility some old habits die. gentlemen, that is all we have for the questions and answers. it is now time for your closing statements. you are the first, jeff cragg. cragg: i want to thank the audience and the two of you for
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